Active Gold Member (20+Years)
Martha J Allard has been a member of Flint Area Writers for forty years. In that time, they have learned the value of critique god and compassionate. They have served as Vice President and Secretary, both badly. They write of unexpected love and magic, monsters in search of redemption, demons and angels and people who live in shadow. Their short fiction has appeared in magazines like "Talebones" and "Not One of Us". “Their story "Dust" won an honorable mention in "Year's Best Science Fiction," 19th edition, edited by Gardener Dozois and their story, "Phase" was nominated for a British Science Fiction Award. They were the editor of "Nice Tattoo, the Magazine of Shadow Fiction," and co-editor of the short story collection “Out Of The Green", "Tales From Fairyland.” Their nonfiction has appeared in the anthologies "Lend the Eye a Terrible Aspect" and "Deaths Garden." Their novel, "Black Light" is a tale of love, sacrifice and rock and roll in the 1980's. “Psychic Surgery” is a collection of stories that spans the last twenty five years.